Management Development Academy

Management Development Academy

Schedule

CLASS TEN / SESSION THREE IS CANCELED

MDA is an interactive three-part series of customized workshops, designed to grow your business and leadership acumen to prepare you for success in your current and future roles. The program rotates through different walkable and exciting cities across the country.
Class Ten Session Three - March 2-4, 2021
Ocean Reef Club

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Introduction and Opening Activities

Welcome to the MDA, Session Activities
& MDA News

Nichol Lopriore Executive Director, PMAEF

Introductions & Opening Orientation

Forrest Large MDA Lead Facilitator

6:00 p.m.

Networking Dinner

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast with Group

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Topic 1: Financial Management & Nonroutine Decision Making

Jon Wood Management Consulting Services, Plante Moran
Eric Obrecht Management Consulting Services, Plante Moran

Effective Management Account – Where Operations and Finance Intersect
Topic introduction, orientation & opening exercise

  • Understanding the Big Picture
  • The Importance of Finance, Budgets and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers
  • Understanding Meaningful Management Accounting Information
  • Using Financial Information in Strategic Planning and Operational Decision Making

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch & Extended Open Time

1:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Topic 2: Negotiations When Developing & Managing the Supply Chain

Jeoff Burris Owner, Advanced Purchasing Dynamics, Inc.

Becoming a “Selling” Organization – It’s All of Us!
Topic introduction, orientation & opening exercise

  • Negotiating and Closing Skills Every Manager Should Master
  • Dealing with Difficult Negotiations
  • Negotiating with People from Other Countries, Cultures and Backgrounds
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

* OPTIONAL* Forming Our Future First Timers’ & Early Arrivals Reception


  • Please note these receptions are for those that have registered for Forming Our Future
  • All first-time attendees are invited to this welcome reception to connect with other first timers as well as members of PMA’s Board of Directors and their spouses.
  • All Forming Our Future participants are invited to this reception to get together with old friends and meet new connections. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and great conversation in a relaxed and informal setting before the conference officially begins the following day.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

MDA Networking Dinner

 

Thursday, March 4, 2021

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast with Group

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Topic 3: Professional Development & Networking for Metalforming Industry

Mark de Roo President, Keystone Coaching & Consulting, LLC

Topic introduction, orientation & opening exercise

  • Moving Outward & Onward – Developing My Career
  • Emotional Intelligence – What is it & Why it Matters
  • The Value of Networking, Certification & Continuing Education
  • Staying Focused with a Talent Roadmap

11:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

MDA Completion & Recognition Ceremony

12:00 p.m.

Adjournment of Class Ten, Session Three

1:15 p.m.

Forming Our Future General Session to Commence


  • Please note this session is for those that have registered for Forming Our Future

 


 

Katlyn Stratis

Director of Meetings and Events

(216) 901-8800
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